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Discover Mariposa County makes debut

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Shown is the cover of Discover Mariposa County, a travel guide which is included in this edition of the newspaper and will be available at many locations throughout the region. If you are looking for things to do in Mariposa County, a new publication out this week might be just the ticket. Discover Mariposa County is a travel magazine produced […]

Midpines woman is feared dead after car goes in river

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

A local woman is missing and feared dead after her car apparently went into the raging Merced River on Saturday night. According to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, at around 11:15 p.m., Jennifer Victoriano-Manzanares, 26, Midpines, left work at the Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal and was heading home. Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies said on Tuesday the family […]

Hopper arrested after failing to appear in Merced court

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Note: This story was updated on Thursday afternoon. Hopper was arrested Wednesday afternoon after the newspaper had been sent to the printing press. The Mariposa County Superintendent of Schools was arrested by law enforcement officials on Wednesday afternoon after failing to appear for a court date in Merced County. Robin Hopper was scheduled to appear in court on May 15 in […]

Support strong for Special Olympics

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Mariposa Special Olympian Sarah Gerken receives a medal from a local firefighter during Saturday’s Special Olympics meet held at MCHS. Photo by Matt Johnson Some of Mariposa County’s most inspirational athletes took center stage last Saturday. The Special Olympics Tri-County track and field meet was held for Mariposa, Stanislaus and Merced counties. Close to 100 athletes competed in the spectrum […]

Vintage autos, art to be at Rotary event

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Artists Annie Mahle, right, and Vicki Thomas will show paintings, hand-made cards and Thomas’ young adult fantasy books at the show. Submitted photo by Kerby SmithThe annual Mariposa Yosemite Art, Wine and Wheels Festival is a sure sign of spring. Slated each year in May, the event is held on the lawn of the Mariposa County Courthouse and features a […]

Gediman is honored with major award from public relations group

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Scott Gediman is shown accepting his award from Nicole Maul during a ceremony recently in Fresno. Submitted photoA long-time employee of Yosemite National Park has won a prestigious award. Scott Gediman, the public relations officer at the park, was given the “Professional of the Year” award from the Central California Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). “I […]

Super Bowl champ to address athletes

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Athletes in the area will have the chance to hear from a Super Bowl champion a few weeks from now. Tim Collier, who won a Super Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers in the 1980s, will be in attendance at the first ever Gazette Grizzly Sports Stars event. This event, set for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3, will honor […]

Some new faces are featured in this year’s Readers’ Choice competition

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

  Some new faces are featured this year in our annual “Readers’ Choice Awards,” where newspaper readers vote for their “best of ” in Mariposa County. This is the third year the awards have featured a “Mr. Mariposa County” and “Ms. Mariposa County.” And for the third year, there are new faces in that category. Walter Wall, the Mariposa County […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

Sheriff’s Daily Log May 13 – There were loose cattle reported on Dogtown Road in Coulterville. • Missing cattle were reported on Darrah Road in Mariposa. • Deputies investigated a call about a coyote litter on Colorado Road in Midpines. • There was a rattlesnake issue on Riven Rock Road in Mariposa. May 14 – Animal hoarding was reported on […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

By ohtadmin | May 23, 2019

• EMS – 9 • Fires – 1 • Public Assists – 0 • Auto Collisions – 2 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]